The Truth About Nursing
middle header
| More    
side header
Print Email Sign up for free news alerts Join now and receive three free RN patches Become a member! Follow our television analyses Call the Midwife analyses Follow Nurse Jackie Join our Grey's campaign Read our 'The Mindy Project' reviews Follow media portrayals of nursing on television Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nurses Puts Us All at Risk Take action with us to change the world! Frequently asked questions about nursing in the media and the Truth About Nursing's position statements media reviews of nurses in the media, see films, television, music, video and others News on nursing in the media FAQs and position statements press room speaking engagements Teaching materials for nursing professors Become a Nurse! speaking engagements Chapters of the Truth About Nursing About the Truth About Nursing Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk Research and sources please donate nurse-created media become a member The Truth About Nursing's donors contact us Truth About Nursing Facebook page conferences archives search Office of the National Nurse

Diana J. Mason, RN, PhD, FAAN

Diana J. MasonDiana J. Mason, RN, PhD, FAAN, is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Nursing, which received the national Folio Gold Award for Editorial Excellence in 2001. Dr. Mason is the co-editor of the award-winning book, Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care; now in its fifth edition. She writes and speaks about health policy and politics for national and international audiences.

As a researcher, she published a series of studies on managed care arrangements with nurse practitioners. Since 1986, she has been one of the Producers and Moderators of "Healthstyles", a weekly, live radio program in New York City on personal health, health care, and health policy. The program has received media awards from the State of New York, Public Health Association of New York City, American Academy of Nursing, and the National Association of Childbirthing Centers.

She was the project director for the WBAI-Global Kids' Sound Partners for Community Health Initiative, a program funded by the Benton and Robert Wood Johnson Foundations to train New York City youth in producing radio programs on preventing teen substance abuse.

Dr. Mason is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including fellowship in the American Academy of Nursing, the New York Academy of Medicine, and the Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses; the Legislative Award from the New York State Nurses Association; and the Health Policy and Distinguished Alumnae Award from New York University's Division of Nursing. She is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Nursing (BSN), St. Louis University (MSN), and New York University (PhD).



| More